Firefighter: Wheaton Illinois Deadline: October 31, 2017


Deadline: October 31, 2017

Job Description:

Minimum Requirements:

  • $28.00 non-refundable application fee
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Must meet the following education requirement with a grade of “C” or better from an accredited college/university: Associate’s Degree OR 48 completed semester hours OR 60 completed quarter hours
  • Valid driver’s license, with the ability to obtain an Illinois driver’s license before hire
  • Must be 20 years of age and under 35 at time of application deadline, unless exempt by statute
  • Illinois certified Firefighter II/Basic Operations Firefighter with the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal by application deadline
  • Must have current and valid Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) EMT-Basic License (or higher) by application deadline and maintain through hire*
  • Must possess a current and valid CPAT/Ladder Climb card at time of written exam (11/11/17). Certifications are considered valid if issued within one year of the written exam (11/11/2016-11/11/2017). Must also be valid at time of conditional offer*
  • No felony convictions

*NOTE: it is the responsibility of the candidate to make sure their CPAT is up to date and includes the Ladder Climb. Any candidate NOT possessing a valid CPAT card with Ladder Climb and a current Illinois Licensed EMT-B at time of conditional offer will be disqualified

Required Documentation due 10/31/17 at 4:00 PM (documentation must be delivered by hand or mail):

  • Confirmed online application (available after purchase)
  • Consent and release agreement and required forms (available after purchase)
  • Copy of valid driver’s license
  • Copy of birth record
  • Copy of official college/university transcripts
  • Copy of IDPH EMT-B license
  • Copy of Firefighter II/Basic Operations Firefighter certification
  • Copy of valid CPAT and Ladder Climb certifications

Orientation and Testing:

Saturday, November 11, 2017. Wheaton Warrenville South High School, 1993 Tiger Trail, Wheaton, IL 60189. Doors open at 7:30 AM and close at 8:00 AM – no late admittance. Arrive with a photo-identification to sign-in.

Application Process Information:

Once you complete the online application, you will receive a confirmation number. You will also need to print and sign the required release forms and gather the required documentation listed above for submission to IOS Recruitment by 4:00 PM on 10/31/17. Application fees are non-refundable.  

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

City’s Website Click HERE

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